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USPSTF Begins New Review for Colorectal Cancer Screening

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a draft research plan for colorectal cancer screening on January 3, consisting of a proposed analytic framework, key questions, study approach, an... read more

USPSTF Issues New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF ... colorectal cancer (CRC). A systematic review found that screening can be of “substantial net benefit.” CRC remains the second leading cause of cancer ... read more

American Cancer Society recommends earlier colorectal cancer screening

The new ACS guideline also ... recommends screening from the age of 50. USPSTF’s 2016 recommendation was based on a review of the available evidence on benefits and harms of colorectal cancer screenin... read more

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New study examines effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening tests

New ... to screening colonoscopy provided high adherence to these screening tests." In July 2002, the USPSTF concluded that there was enough evidence to recommend strongly that all average risk adults ... read more

CRC screening with flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces risk for death

A re-analysis of all-cause mortality in the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) evidence review for colorectal cancer screening found that flexible sigmoidoscopy reduces risk for dea... read more

Colorectal Cancer Screening Options Expanded Through Genetic Testing

The Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Aug. 12, 2014, approval of Cologuard, a new genetic testing tool, significantly expanded the noninvasive screening options available for colorectal cancer ... kn... read more

FDA Approves First Non-Invasive DNA Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer screening ... review medical devices to help reduce the time between the FDA’s approval of a device and Medicare coverage. This voluntary pilot program is open to certain premarket a... read more

6 misconceptions about colorectal cancer

It takes years to progress to a point where you experience symptoms,” said Issaka, a gastroenterologist who studies how health systems can increase rates of colorectal cancer screening. By the time a ... read more

Prostate cancer screening: An expert explains why new guidelines were needed

The recent revised recommendations included a review of evidence published since 2012. The USPSTF ... cancer as well as healthy men 70 and older, with a greater than 10-year life expectancy, who in ou... read more

American Cancer Society updates colorectal cancer screening guideline

An updated American Cancer Society guideline says colorectal cancer screening should begin at age ... of empirical evidence to support the change. A new modeling study commissioned by ACS for this rev... read more

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